Covenant Health

Senior Leadership

Fran Ross

Chief Communications Officer

Fran's extensive career in communications spans a range of roles, including strategic communications leadership, community engagement, stakeholder relations, journalism, marketing and consulting in both the public and private sector. As chief communications officer, she is responsible for the development, execution and evaluation of strategies and comprehensive communications and community engagement programs for Covenant Health. She provides executive leadership for internal and external communications, public and media relations, community relations, volunteer services, telecommunications and web and digital communications for Covenant Health. Fran served as vice-president of communications and community relations for Caritas Health Group until 2008. Prior to her work in healthcare, she was director of marketing for the University of Alberta's Faculty of Extension.

Fran has a bachelor's degree in English and an MBA (Executive Management) and MA in Journalism. She is an active volunteer and currently serves on the Boards of Terra Centre and Cantilon Choirs.